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A unique view of the strange and spectacular world through the eyes of Michael from Perth

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A defence of my bleached hair… With a Dalek!

A defence of my bleached hair… With a Dalek!

In case you missed it, last week, I posted this picture of me: It was the thirtieth anniversary of me (or to be more precise, my friend Frank’) bleaching my hair. I recently used the picture in my show The Sound of a Social Climbing Nun. I chose this one over others because the angle…

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8

Apr

My thirtieth anniversary of being an April fool

My thirtieth anniversary of being an April fool

In my recent show The Sound of a Social Climbing Nun, I said: ‘In the eighties, people didn’t always make the right choices,’ and put up the above picture on the screen. I almost cut that from the show, because it wasn’t about Julie Andrews or The Sound of Music and was more of an in-joke…

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1

Apr

Ten unbelievably important question about musicals
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Ten unbelievably important question about musicals

If you saw my show The Sound of a Social Climbing Nun, you might suspect that I am a little obsessed with musicals. I’ve asked some unbelievably important questions about them.  If you click on a question, you’ll get the unbelievably important answer. Why should Eliza Doolittle have married Mrs Higgins? (And why did Mrs…

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17

Mar

Livvy, Pete, Amelia and Michael: Earthy Delightfulness

Livvy, Pete, Amelia and Michael: Earthy Delightfulness

It didn’t take long to work out what show to see last night at the Adelaide Fringe with my old friend Justin. ‘Livvy & Pete: The Songs of Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen’ at the Garden of Unearthly Delights leaped out of the program. I expected Michael Griffiths and Amelia Ryan to sing beautifully, and they…

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8

Mar

Michael from Perth

A unique view of the strange and spectacular world through the eyes of Michael from Perth